June 25, 2010
The Griffin News Update, an e-newsletter created by the Office of Communications, features College media mentions in the news and events.

Chestnut Hill College in the News

Chestnut Hill Local Writes Story about Holistic Spirituality Graduate Student Tracy Davidson

The Chestnut Hill Local recently wrote a story about Tracy Davidson, a student in the School of Graduate Studies who is pursuing a degree in pastoral counseling while helping consumers in the Philadelphia area as a consumer reporter for NBC 10 television.

Chestnut Hill College Assistant Professor Writes About Playing Dad For U.S. Catholic Magazine Article

Richard G. Malloy, S.J., Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology and sociology at the College, wrote an article about babysitting his niece and nephew and the lessons he learned for U.S. Catholic Magazine.

Sacred Earth Conference Receives Numerous Mentions in Local and National Media

The conference, Sacred Earth: The Spirituality of Sustainability, held at the College from June 11-13 received many mentions in local and national media. The conference was covered in The Main Line Today, Philadelphia Weekly, Sustainable Delco, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Irish Edition (Wyndmoor) and in other local newspapers.

College Residence Life Director Featured on Residence Life Web Site

Jenn Thorpe, director of residence life at Chestnut Hill College, wrote an article on www.reslife.net about doing a “mid-year spot check” halfway through the school year to ensure that residence life goals are being met. She recently finished serving as president of the Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers.

Chestnut Hill College Featured in Select Philadelphia’s 2010 Regional Report

Select Greater Philadelphia, an economic development marketing organization dedicated to attracting companies to the Greater Philadelphia area, included information about Chestnut Hill College’s growth in enrollment and plans to develop the SugarLoaf campus in their 2010 Regional Report.

Adjunct Professor of Communications featured in Chestnut Hill Local Article for Lecture

Ted Taylor, adjunct professor of communications at the College, was featured in an article in the Chestnut Hill Local for a lecture about sports memorabilia that took place at Center on the Hill.

Chestnut Hill College Student mentioned for Phi Beta Lambda Win in California Paper

Anitra Babic, who recently received her undergraduate degree from the College, was honored in her hometown paper in Glen Ellen, California for her first place win the Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conference this past spring.

Local Student Mentioned in Sunday Times for Convocation Award

Richard Davis, who received the Grace A. Banks Memorial Award at Honors Convocation this year, was mentioned in his local paper, The Sunday Times (Primos, Pa.) for his accomplishment.

Chestnut Hill Alumna featured in Maple Shade Progress Story for Dedication to Music

Alumna Sister Ann Marie Mack, SSJ was featured in a story in The Maple Shade Progress for playing and teaching the piano for more than 60 years.

Time Out for Sports

Sophomore Hoops Player Mentioned in Laurel Leader Story for Playing Ball Overseas

Ryan Cook, a sophomore guard for the College’s basketball team, was mentioned in a story in the Laurel Leader in Maryland for playing in the 2010 Barbados Slam basketball tournament in Barbados from May 31-June 7 as part of USA Athletes.

Philly Lacrosse Web site Honors Women’s Lacrosse Players for CACC Honors

Chestnut Hill College senior sisters Carley and Maryanne Glass were recognized by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference as First Team All-Conference selections on the Web site, www.phillylacrosse.com.

New Griffin Featured in Citizens Voice and Times Leader Web Site for Commitment to Chestnut Hill

Brett Warren was featured in a photo and caption in The Citizens Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) and on the Times Leader Web site for signing to play basketball at Chestnut Hill in the fall.

Chestnut Hill College Students Place 4th in FLW College Fishing Northern Division

Chestnut Hill College freshman John Reading and junior Adrian Avena were mentioned on the FLW Outdoors Web site for their 4th place win in the FLW College Fishing Northern Division Event on June 5, 2010. Reading and Avena will advance to the National Guard FLW College Fishing Regional Championship on Jordan Lake, North Carolina from November 11-13, 2010.


Upcoming Events

Griffin Days - July 15, 16, 19, and 20

Griffin Days will give you and your family a chance to explore campus a little more, meet future classmates and plot the course of your journey that is called The College Years.

28th Annual Golf Invitational

October 11, 2010
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club, Lafayette Hill, Pa.
Chestnut Hill College will hold its 28th Annual Golf Invitational to benefit student scholarships at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa.

News Spotlight

Chestnut Hill College Awarded $250,000 Conservation Works! Grant

Chestnut Hill College has been awarded $250,000 from the Pennsylvania Conservation Works! grant program sponsored by the Department of Environmental Protection. The grant will allow the College to install a new integrated energy-efficient management system on campus.

Conservation Works! is a $22 million competitive grant program funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act designed to help local municipalities and non-profits achieve better energy efficiency, decrease energy consumption, and reduce energy costs. Chestnut Hill College was one of 99 projects out of 500 applicants in 48 counties in Pennsylvania to receive funding from the program.